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Address: Palm Canyon Drive between Baristo and Amado, Downtown, Palm Springs, CA
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Description: The place to meet new friends is at this old-fashioned street fair with...
The place to meet new friends is at this old-fashioned street fair with sidewalk performers, musicians, farmer's market, gifts and lots of food.
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Nice evening stroll

We stopped in at Villagefest just to stroll through the booths and grab some dessert after dinner. It's pretty big and the items at booths are pretty comparable to what I've seen... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

This weekly street market in downtown palm springs is a fun way to spend an evening browsing various stalls for crafts, eating food from the various street vendors, or just people watching. While it isn't anything exceptional, it's still an enjoyable way to spend a couple of hours on a Thursday night.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We stopped in at Villagefest just to stroll through the booths and grab some dessert after dinner. It's pretty big and the items at booths are pretty comparable to what I've seen at night markets in Vancouver, BC. Lots of homemade/handymade goodies, arts and crafts, food vendors, etc.

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Palm Springs, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Been here several times and each time I'm waiting for something new. Its like going to the LA Fair each year and always seeing the same things for sale and the same things to eat. Its ok if you've never been but as a local been there done that. One nice thing is all the arts and crafts vendors sell... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

this is usually quite big but with the previous rain and the threat of more the vendors seemed to have shied away. There were some but when the rain came the police had to shut it down. Lots of different items for sale and lots of food booths. I will have to go back on a better day.

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This was fun the first time and it will probably be our last. The street fair was interesting to people watch and there were a few good vednors.You had to stand in line a long time for good food and much of the arts and crafts were crap. The henna tatoos were fun as the guy freehand drew them. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We spent the evening wandering thru the booths. Lots of vendors with handmade items and a great fruit market. Bought Dole Pineapple Twist and it tasted just like the ones we had to the Dole outlet in Hawaii. Nicely organized in the street and plenty of tables and vendors. It took over an hour to see them all. Interesting foods... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Every Thursday the vendors, entertainment, food booths, art booths, and other attractions set up on the main street of town - Palm Canyon. This site seeing and people watching while shopping and eating your way down the street are so much fun. Always enjoyed by tourists and locals.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I have been to a lot of street markets and this is one of the worst. Some food , not bad! But the rest was just crap. Fruit and vegetable stand was next to nothing. Want go back next week.

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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

A collection of booths selling diverse handmade and unique items. There is even a section to buy fresh fruits, vegetables, chocolates, home grown honey and much more. A pleasant way to spend an evening. There are food trucks cooking up unique dishes to suit every taste. Ride The Buzz and you can even forget looking for parking.

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Victoria, BC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Checked out this market hoping to find local produce and food. Although there were some food vendors the majority of the market was crafts and stuff you would find anywhere. It was okay for a wander through but I wouldn't make a return trip.

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